NX Appliances Cut Satellite Bandwidth Utilization in Half, Deliver 5 month ROI   

Santa Clara, Calif., April 21, 2009 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration, today announced that EarthLink Telecommunications, a leading broadband Internet Service Provider, has selected Silver Peak’s NX appliances to optimize WAN performance and reduce bandwidth costs.  With Silver Peak’s real-time network optimization techniques, EarthLink Telecommunications has improved Internet performance for subscribers while increasing bandwidth capacity on the company’s international WAN backbone.

“Satellite is a key technology for bringing the Internet to many countries like Iraq,” said Sarmad Ahmed, general manager at EarthLink Telecommunications.  “By minimizing latency and packet delivery challenges that can hamper satellite based services, Silver Peak ensures the best possible Internet experience to EarthLink Telecommunication’s customers.  In addition, Silver Peak has enabled us to double our existing WAN capacity without requiring expensive bandwidth upgrades, which is critical for controlling ongoing operational costs.”

Silver Peak leverages a variety of real-time network optimization techniques to maximize application performance across the WAN while minimizing IT operational costs.  These techniques include:

        • Network Acceleration to overcome WAN latency
        • Network Integrity to correct packet loss and WAN quality problems
        • Network Memory™ to maximize WAN bandwidth utilization

Silver Peak’s unique network approach to WAN acceleration  delivers unprecedented scalability, including the highest effective throughput of any WAN acceleration device.  This makes Silver Peak ideal for large enterprise networks and applications with high sustained data volumes.  

Silver Peak optimizes every application that runs over IP, including file, email, web, SQL, Voice over IP (VoIP), streaming video, Citrix, Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI), real-time data replication, and remote backup.  This provides the best Return on Investment (ROI) for WAN acceleration.

Silver Peak is the only vendor to solve bandwidth, latency, and loss issues in real time, making shared networks (IP VPN and MPLS) perform like private lines.  Enterprises get cost-effective bandwidth with high throughput and predictable performance, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of business initiatives, from server centralization and storage consolidation to real-time collaboration and disaster recovery.

About EarthLink Telecommunications
EarthLink Telecommunications, founded in 2005, deals with Internet connectivity through VSAT terminals, providing solutions for enterprise and SOHOs.  EarthLink Telecommunication specializes in streamlining automation, techniques and skills required for day-to-day operation of network and RF facilities.  EarthLink customers can be found all throughout Iraq.

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration. The company’s award-winning NX appliances optimize all current and future applications across an entire enterprise, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of core business initiatives, such as server centralization, real-time collaboration and disaster recovery. For more information on the Silver Peak solution, visit

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